718 Matte Black is a high performance plastisol screen printing ink with a wide latitude for cure temperature. It can be cured at temperatures as low as 275°F, but will not be over-cured or crack when cured at 325°F.
- Low Cure (275°F-325°F)
- Matte finish
Please Note: 718 Matte Black is not a color-mixing black ink. For mixing colors, use 7536 Mixing Black.
Recommended Fabrics: Cotton, cotton/poly blends and some polyesters
Ink Application: 718 Matte Black should be used right from the container without any modification. If modification is necessary, use 1% to 5% by weight 1099 Low Bleed Curable Reducer.
Screen Mesh: 60 to 230 t/in
Emulsion: Any direct or indirect emulsion, or capillary film in the 35 to 70 micron range.
Squeegee: 60-70 Durometer, sharp edge
Cure Temperature: 275°F-325°F entire ink film
Test dryer temperatures
before a production run. Wash test printed product before beginning
Clean-Up: Any environmentally friendly plastisol screen wash
Recommended Storage: 65°F to 90°F. Avoid storage in direct sunlight and moist, humid air.